New York Life Real Estate Investors originates $42 million mortgage loan secured by Tower Point in Boston, Massachusetts.

New York, February 14, 2018—New York Life Real Estate Investors announced today the financing of Tower Point, a 157,000 square foot, “brick and beam” office building located in the heart of Boston’s Seaport District. The property is owned by an institutional fund represented by Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK). The fund’s investment manager is a German company, Universal-Investment, as advised by Northwood Investors LLC. The $42 million loan has a term of 10 years.

“Tower Point is a premier, well leased office building located in one of the strongest office markets in the nation,” said Mark Young, senior director of New York Life Real Estate Investors’ Northeast Regional Office. “This financing represents an excellent addition to our commercial mortgage portfolio. We are very pleased to kick off our relationship with BVK, a premier institutional real estate owner, and expand our existing relationship with Northwood.”

About New York Life Real Estate Investors

New York Life Real Estate Investors is a division of NYL Investors LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company. Please visit New York Life Real Estate Investors’ website at for more information.

New York Life Real Estate Investors is a full service, fully-integrated real estate enterprise with more than 100 professionals. The division has market-leading capabilities in origination, underwriting, and investment in real estate equity products and related debt, including real estate equity investments, commercial mortgage loans, commercial mortgage backed securities, and unsecured REIT bonds. With over $52.3 billion in assets under management as of November 30, 2017, New York Life Real Estate Investors is actively seeking to acquire additional properties throughout the U.S.

About New York Life

New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States* and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s (AA+).** Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investments*** provides institutional asset management. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s website at for more information.

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